USCG Offshore Patrol CutterDecember 12, 2016
OPC Phase II Detail Design Contract
The Coast Guard awarded detail design for the Offshore Patrol Cutter to Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., on September 15, 2016. Long Lead Time Materials (LLTM) was awarded in September 2017. Construction began in fiscal year 2018. Delivery of the lead OPC is planned for fiscal year 2021.The contract includes options for production of up to four (4) vessels. The U.S. Coast Guard plans to acquire a total of twenty-five (25) Offshore Patrol Cutters.
Hull# 302A: WMSM-915: USCGC ARGUS
Hull# 305A: WMSM-916: USCGC CHASE
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